Joe Bagliere, a Television-Radio major with a concentration in International Communications, was honored during his Semester at Sea program. Bagliere was included as part of Archbishop Desmond Tutu's delegation when Tutu received the Millennium Excellence Award in Ghana in September. Archbishop Tutu is being recognized for his efforts to promote human rights and to eradicate malaria, tuberculosis, and HIV/AIDS in Africa. Bagliere attended the delegation with SAS Academic Dean David Gies and four other students.
Jack Powers, assistant professor in the Department of Television-Radio, was recently accepted as a National Association of Television Program Executives (NATPE) Faculty Fellow. Only 25 NATPE fellows are named across the United States each year.
The goal of the Faculty Fellowship Program is twofold: to expose the educational community to current television issues and practices, and to foster improved communication and cooperation between educators and the industry.
Nancy Cornwell, professor and chair of the Department of Television-Radio, has been elected to the Board of Directors for the Broadcast Education Association (BEA). Cornwell will represent membership in District 1, which includes eight states within the Northeast.
The Broadcast Education Association (BEA) is the professional association for professors, industry professionals and graduate students who are interested in teaching and research related to electronic media and multimedia enterprises.
Five student documentaries produced in Professor John Scott’s Video Workshop and Non-Fiction Production courses last semester will be aired on the Syracuse PBS affiliate, WCNY, on Sunday, November 14 at 10:30 p.m.
The films include:
"PROBABLE CAUSE: A MIGRANT AMERICA"
Cecilia Bottler ’10, Aya Hoffman ’12, Michael Levin ’11
The story of migrant farm workers in upstate New York and the people who protect them despite the risk of legal consequences.
Katalin Lustyik, assistant professor in the Department of TV-R, published an article in current issue of Television and New Media, a prestigious international journal devoted to the most recent trends in television and new media studies. The article, “From The Simpsons to ‘The Simpsons of the South Pacific’: New Zealand’s First Primetime Animation, bro’Town” was co-authored with Philippa Smith at Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand.
Link to current issue: http://tvn.sagepub.com/content/current